It is with great sadness that I learned today that John passed away yesterday. According to the announcement in the Daily Telegraph “he did not have a battle with cancer; he did his best to get along with it”.
We often joked on here, in the words of Gnomethang, “I always consider that I need to put a ‘slightly mad’ hat on in order to solve a Petitjean crossword.” and he enjoyed this comment so much that he included it in his Wikipedia entry.
My condolences go to his wife and the rest of his family – he will be missed.
Petitjean – John Pidgeon Posted on